Several people who bought it considered that it was good value for money. 5 Bars! wrote in their review on Amazon “Excellent Value!”. Anthony Herbert Daniels said on Amazon “This laptop is a good buy at a reasonable price”. Dave Lupton said in his HP 255 G3 review “Great value for money” .
A few customers who bought it concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Cheap, cheap”. Davide Aliotta said on Amazon “I had to imagine for how cheap it was” although they only gave this laptop a rating of 60 out of 100. Two years ago Raymond Rose mentioned “Very pleased with no nonsense deal, computer works excellent” and gave this laptop a rating of 80 out of 100.
A number of customers said that the HP 255 G3 was cheap. Robert K. said “My next step is to find out how to get away from Windows altogether, without spending a fortune on a Mac based machine” in his review. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote in their HP 255 G3 review on expert review site PC Advisor.co.uk “Illustrating that Intel doesn't quite have a 100 percent monopoly on processors to power Windows PCs, AMD still makes chips that we find in slower and less efficient budget laptops”. Xsreviews.co.uk scored it 4 stars and mentioned on expert website XSreviews.co.uk “The HP255 G3 is a low-cost AMD-powered laptop, provided this time with Ubuntu Linux from Ebuyer” in their HP 255 G3 review.